Siegel Family Endowment’s mission is to understand and shape learning in an innovation-driven world. We’re big evangelists for the organizations we support, and it’s our aim to make the grantmaking process as simple, straightforward, and user-friendly for our grantees as we possibly can.
What do people want that can make their lives better? Are we helping them get it? If not, what should we do differently? Those three questions increasingly drive the work of the most effective organizations, and CEP’s new report, Staying Connected: How Five Foundations Understand Those They Seek to Help, demonstrates the importance of asking all three.
“AH, NON—PAS COMME ÇA!” my new colleague Jean-Luc said sharply as he reached down and yanked out the rubber seedling. He held it up in front of the trembling farmer’s face. “Bapak, tiga meter
The City of Buenos Aires got a staggering response when they launched BA Elige in 2017, a competition that asked residents of Buenos Aires to nominate and then vote on projects to improve the city. 3.3 million people visited the website. 3.3 million.
Development Gateway (DG) is a technology nonprofit that helps development actors get the information they need to achieve results. What that means in practice is that we build technology; provide services, like training and data management plans; and lead applied research that helps us and others learn and gain value from our work.
Most organizations are out to change the world. This journey puts them on the chase …
At Feedback Labs, we are always looking for ways to walk the feedback talk. After all, if we’re going to help others improve their feedback practice it’s important that we’ve wrestled with our own.
I recently had the privilege of preaching a sermon at my church called, “He that hath an ear let him hear.” This title came from several scriptures in
Looking for feedback but not sure where to start? As practitioners and facilitators, we are constantly looking for innovative ways to generate meaningful feedback to inform our work. Join us – Jill (The Improve Group), Marissa (The Hunger Project) and Sophie (OneVillage Partners) – as we share innovative and participatory monitoring and evaluation strategies to close the feedback loop at the 2017 Feedback Summit. Here are three strategies we look forward to sharing with you in November:
On November 2-3, we hope you will attend the Feedback Summit and talk with us about internal culture change, both in the public sector and otherwise. We have learned through observation and our own trial and error many painful lessons about the value of closing feedback loops and introducing new practices within the public sector.